[ree-per-kuhsh-uh n, rep-er-] /ˌri pərˈkʌʃ ən, ˌrɛp ər-/
an effect or result, often indirect or remote, of some event or action:
The repercussions of the quarrel were widespread.
the state of being driven back by a resisting body.
a rebounding or recoil of something after impact.
reverberation; echo.
Music. (in a fugue) the point after the development of an episode at which the subject and answer appear again.
(often pl) a result or consequence, esp one that is somewhat removed from the action or event which precipitated it: the repercussions of the war are still keenly felt
a recoil after impact; a rebound
a reflection, esp of sound; echo or reverberation
(music) the reappearance of a fugal subject and answer after an episode


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